Whites Listing of 1855 states:- "The Corridor was very historical, however was rebuilt
about 5 years in the past." The current constructing incorporates components of the sooner
C16 timber-framed and plastered home, together with a wooden arch over the porch
is inscribed with the date "Marche 1576", 2 storeys, attics and a sub-basement.
On the east and west ends there are gabled wings with C19 out and formed decorative
bargeboards. A gabled porch wing is jettied on the first storey on a moulded
bressumer above a Tudor arched doorway with carved spandrels. The west wing
has a 2 storey, 5-light bay window with "Tudor" arched lights. The home windows
usually are casements with glazing bars, some with "Tudor" arched lights.
Roof tiled, with "Tudor" fashion shafted chimney stacks. The kitchen wing, L
formed on plan, has uncovered timber-framing on the west arm and a stopped gable
on the south arm. Roof tiled, with a gabled dormer and a purple brick chimney
stack with three octagonal shafts. The inside has a C17 mantelpiece with Ionic
pilasters, tapering downwards.
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